Eight tips for safe spooky contact lenses this Halloween

15 October 2019
Source: AOP

Make sure eye infections and ulcers aren’t part of your Halloween horror • Many Halloween contact lenses are unregulated and illegal • Poor quality contact lenses can cause serious eye health complications with wearers at risk of corneal ulcers or abrasions, eye infections and even blindness • One eye expert in 10 has seen a patient with eye problems after

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College of Optometrists issues advice for those wearing novelty contact lenses for fancy dress

31 October 2018
Source: College of Optometrists

Avoid a fright: College of Optometrists’ survey reveals over a fifth of people in the UK have worn or plan to wear novelty contact lenses   If you’re considering wearing novelty contact lenses this Halloween, you might be in for a scare! The College of Optometrists recently conducted research revealing over a fifth (22.8 per cent) of people in the

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College of Optometrists warns of the dangers of wearing novelty contact lenses on Halloween

27 October 2017
Source: College of Optometrists

If you’re thinking about wearing novelty contact lenses to add an eye-popping touch to your zombie or vampire outfit – think again. You may be putting your eyes at risk by using lenses bought from a non-reputable source or if you use them without the professional guidance of an optometrist, doctor or contact lens optician.   The College of Optometrists has

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